The Man in the Middle
COVER STORY This issue: Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky is caught between a crumbling U.S. alliance and a hostile Russia. A year is a long time in politics. Long enough in the case of Volodymyr Zelensky, the comedian elected President of Ukraine, to go from the set of his sitcom in Kyiv to the biggest political drama in the world, the one in which an American President may wind up getting impeached. The Democrats have cast Zelensky as the victim of President Donald Trump’s innocence…To understand the world we live in, read TIME.